Tourism

Vacation Rental Company Expands to Anna Maria Island

The vacation rental management company Vacasa and Island Real Estate of Anna Maria Island, Inc. recently forged a new partnership.

11/22/2017 By Staff

Technology

New App Helps Drivers Find Parking Spots

Parker helps drivers find public parking spaces in downtown Sarasota and Southside Village, at Lido Beach and on St. Armands Circle.

11/15/2017 By Staff

New hires

Online Furniture Retailer Names New Business, Finance Manager

Sarasota's JMX Brands recently promoted Ross Wiemken.

11/14/2017 By Staff

Technology

Twitter Doubles Character Count for All Users

Twitter last week officially increased the number of characters users can post in a single tweet from 140 to 280.

11/13/2017 By Staff

Technology

Google Grant and Volunteers to Assist Goodwill

One thousand Google employees will volunteer with Goodwill organizations to provide training and career coaching.

10/27/2017 By Staff

Openings

New Bradenton Co-Working Space Opens

Connect Bradenton, a new co-working and meeting center, recently opened at 600 Old Main St., Bradenton.

10/25/2017 By Staff

Technology

College to Offer Virtual Reality Degree

Sarasota's Ringling College of Art and Design will begin offering a degree in virtual reality development next fall.

10/19/2017 By Staff

Love this stuff

Local Execs Share Their Latest Obsessions

This month: Twitter, stamps and kids' water bottles.

10/18/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Technology

Is Your Website Accessible to the Disabled?

The Trump administration shelved Americans with Disabilities Act website guidelines, but it’s better to be safe than sorry.

10/11/2017 By Susan Burns

Marketing

7 Social Media Strategies That Will Pay Off for Your Business

In less than a decade, social media has gone from a teenage fad to an indispensable part of nearly every layer of business.

10/09/2017 By Vicki Dean

Communications

Sarasota Company Helping Restore Cell Service in Puerto Rico

A vessel loaded with vehicles, equipment, relief materials and personnel from Sarasota's USA Groups departed for San Juan this week.

10/06/2017 By Staff

Retail

Furniture Manufacturer Named to List of Fastest-Growing U.S. Companies

JMX Brands was recently ranked No. 2,449 on Inc. magazine’s 2017 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.

09/25/2017 By Staff

Design

Home Technology Company Wins National Award

Sarasota's Wicked Smart Homes recently won a "Smart Home of the Year" award for its work on a 5,000-square-foot Sarasota home.

09/19/2017 By Staff

Technology

Local Business Leaders Attend Smart City Innovation Event

Stan Schultes and Sara Hand of Bradenton's Spark Growth recently attended the Smart City Innovation Accelerator program in New York City.

09/15/2017 By Staff

Irma

Sarasota Coworking Building Open for Those Who Need Space to Work

The free access will be offered through Friday, Sept. 22.

09/14/2017 By Staff

Retail

New Online Boutique Helps Fund Aid Projects Around the World

The Wandering Coast sells consciously sourced coastal bohemian apparel, accessories and home goods.

09/06/2017 By Staff

The arts

New Workshops Created to Help Artists Develop Business Skills

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County is hosting a series of four workshops designed to help artists build business and administrative skills.

09/01/2017 By Staff

Retail

Online Furniture Business Named to List of Fastest-Growing Companies

Sarasota's JMX Brands was recently named to Internet Retailer magazine’s Mid-Market 500.

08/31/2017 By Staff

Events

Tickets for Creative All-Day Conference Go on Sale Friday

Tickets for this year's PINC (People, Ideas, Nature and Creativity) conference go on sale at noon on Friday, Sept. 1.

08/30/2017 By Staff

Data

Could a Robot Do Your Job?

Our region ranks No. 5 in a list of those most vulnerable to workplace automation.

08/29/2017 By David Hackett